A Brainy Routine

For our purposes, a daily routine is simply a set of actions you can implement to consistently improve your brain health and mental performance.

Taken together, these are all helpful for your mental hygiene, and even more so when they become your unconscious habits and natural pattern of behavior.

• We must start with a good night’s sleep, as it is the basis for everything. Without sleep, there is no energy, and there is nothing else your brain can devote attention to. Sleep, and even frequent napping, is a force multiplier; this means that it alone is an enormous catalyst to either improve your daily mental performance, or flush it down the toilet.

Give it the respect it deserves; it’s not only about your energy levels, but there are very real neurological changes in the face of sleep debt.

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